UPDATE: Lynchburg fire officials say yesterday morning’s fire ACCIDENTAL IN NATURE caused by some type of an electrical fault or overloaded circuits.  Damages estimated approximately more than $30,000.00.  

EARLIER: Lynchburg fire officials say one person died and one person was critically injured in a house fire at 1225 Early Street. It broke out around 8:30 this morning. Deputy Fire Chief Jonathan Wright said firefighters received reports about people possibly trapped in the home: 

Wright is reminding residents of ways to prevent similar tragedy: 

 No word on the identities of the victims or the cause of the blaze.